Deadwind Nordic Noir To Launch On Netflix

Twelve-part Finnish crime thriller Deadwind (Karppi), directed by Rike Jokela, follows its successful run on Finland's YLE with an international launch 23rd August on Netflix. Detective Sofia Karppi (Pihla Viitala), who is trying to get over her husband’s death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, which triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life all over again. Struggling to be both the single mom her two grieving teenagers need and the brave detective she

Netflix Maniac Remake To Debut September

Netflix has announced that its ten-part adaptation of Maniac, the 2014 Norwegian series by Espen PA Lervåg and Håkon Bast Mossige, will debut 21st September. Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) directs. Maniac follows Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial for their own reasons. Annie is aimless and fixated on broken relationships while Owen struggles with a disputed case of schizophrenia. Along with ten other strangers they begin a three-day drug trial that

Moa Gammel Working On UFO Pilot For Netflix

As Moa Gammel (Jordskott) readies to launch her second season of UFO podcast Ufopodden on Sveriges Radio P3, it has been revealed that a pilot based on the show is in development for Netflix. Gammel told Aftonbladet: "I'm a UFO agnostic. These mysteries, these phenomena that defy any natural explanations, are extremely fascinating. I am not more or less convinced, but it has prompted me to start writing a Netflix sci-fi pilot together with Inger Scharis, using the UFO archive at

Tuva Novotny In Alex Garland Sci-fi Annihilation

Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller Annihilation, which stars Tuva Novotny (Dag) alongside Natalie Portman, is now available to stream on Netflix outside of the US and Canada, where it opened in theatres last month. Biologist Lena's (Natalie Portman) husband vanishes during a secret military mission and is presumed dead. But when he returns home ill, she is determined to find out what happened to him. Psychologist Doctor Ventress (Jennifer Jason Leigh) explains that Lena's husband was investigating a mysterious, shimmering region sealed off

Netflix Unveils Trailer For Danish Original The Rain

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for its first Danish original series The Rain, starring Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy), which premieres this Spring. The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte), and is set in a post apocalyptic Copenhagen six years after a brutal biological catastrophe wiped out most of Scandinavia's human population. Two young Danish siblings embark on a search for safety. Guided only by